Alumni stories: Raluca

I find myself in the situation to write this article because my previous professional activity fueled my interest in what is referred to as “the development field” – a term that my husband still enjoys challenging me on to explain in concrete terms. I always had a deep interest for how to enable government policies…

Alumni Stories: Emily

Hello! I am Emily, from London. I was studying in The Hague last year at ISS, down the road from Oxfam where I did an internship in the impact measurement team for five months. And now I have just finished my Masters in public policy here in Barcelona (it was a two-year Masters programme where…

We should broaden the question: is it only about how education impacts poverty or does poverty impact education as well?

  Photo: Classes taking place in the court yard, while other children are playing – Tandang Sora High School, Quezon City, Philippines Alumni blog by Raluca Herman The World Bank (WB) delves more deeply into its education-for-poverty reduction agenda in the upcoming World Development Report (WDR) 2018 Realizing the Promise of Education for Development, arguing…

Alumni stories: Amod

What happens after interning at Oxfam Novib? The Alumni blog series is all about students who have finished their internship as part of the Oxfam Novib Academy.  I recently graduated with an MA in Development Studies from the International Institute of Social Studies in the Hague. During my Masters degree, I interned at Oxfam Novib with…